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Healing from Shame with Bonds in Obi-Wan Kenobi – Episode 6

Steven Dobek writes how episode 6 of Obi-Wan Kenobi shows us how pursuing and fostering relationships are keys to recovering from our shame.

Free Play 146 | Review Bombed

Community Content Producer Andy - aka Prodigas - asked us our thoughts on review bombing, why people feel the need to score games 0 out of 10 that haven’t even been released or give 0 or 1 scores to balance out the ratings of popular games with high ratings. Horizon Forbidden West is one such game that got hammered by negative reviews before it was even out yet. What about the idea that art is subjective? And can you share your experience with something in a review in a constructive way, even if it wasn’t necessarily a good experience? That’s what we want to talk about this week on the Free Play podcast.

Free Play 145 | Games That Teach Us Things

Community Content Producer Kyle Matthews sent us Overisles is a tabletop RPG currently on Kickstarter to teach sign language and promote deaf awareness. The game is developed by Hatchlings Games along with the deaf community and a high school D&D team. We dig into the details about Overisles and other games that can teach valuable skills this week on the Free Play podcast.

Free Play 144 | Non-Gaming Partners

Hold onto your butts beacuse this week Free Play is teaming up with Moviga to bring you a cross-promotional, 2-part episode LIVE from TantrumCon 2022.

Back Row 379 – 381 | Pixar’s Luca & How Disney Duos Transform Our Relationships

Radio Matt & Mo review Disney/PIXAR’s “Luca” and its controversies, and then examines Disney Duos of all kinds that inspired us or set us up for failure!

Church Nerds 45 | GIFY Gospel

Bubba & Anna discuss the History of Memes, GIFs, and LTN's stance on over-posting "Jesus memes"

Church Nerds 38 | Connectivity Issues

Bubba & Anna discuss how our personality differences affect our gaming habits and then open the idea up wider to how they effect our spiritual lives and the spiritual gifts we've been given.

How Playing D&D Can Make Us Better Christians

This is part three of our series called “Chaotic Good: A Christian Guide to Dungeons, Dragons, and Tabletop RPGs.” Jaclyn Parrish examines the mechanics and ethos of D&D and other tabletop RPGs, providing a rationale for why and how Christians can enjoy RPGs as not only a morally neutral, but actively redemptive pastime. Part one […]

Trust Issues in WandaVision Episode 3

This article is a reflection on the third episode of WandaVision, “Now in Color.” Spoilers up to that episode abound. You have been warned! Instantly met with a technicolored intro reminiscent of The Brady Bunch, viewers find Wanda and Vision inhabiting the 70s. Picking up right where they left off, Wanda and Vision are reeling […]

Back Row 296 – 298 | Love Thy Karen (+More!)

The “Karen” meme has exploded, but actual people named “Karen” may be upset. But complaining would also make them a “Karen.” Are they trapped? All this and much more!